Your Moon, My Moon: A Grandmother's Words to a Faraway Child (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 16, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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For many children who live far away from their grandparents, it can be hard to understand why they can't always be together. Patricia MacLachlan has created a bridge to close the distance by finding connections in memories and the moon they share.

A beautiful, lyrical poem coupled with Bryan Collier's rich collages, Here and There celebrates the importance of staying close to your family, even across thousands of miles.

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Sweet story of a grandmother's longing for her grandchild & acknowledgment that the same moon shines down on both of them. The illustrations were not to my taste, with paintings mixed with little ... Read full review

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User Review  - alyson - LibraryThing

Touching story about a grandmother and a grandchild living far away. I usually like Bryan Collier's illustrations, but I found the mix of photo faces and painted faces jarring here - especially the child's parents. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Patricia MacLachlan is the author of many well-loved novels and picture books, including Sarah, Plain and Tall, winner of the Newbery Medal; its sequels, Skylark and Calebís Story; Edwardís Eyes; The True Gift; Waiting for the Magic; White Fur Flying; and Fly Away. She lives in western Massachusetts.

Bryan Collier is the author and illustrator of the Coretta Scott King Award-winning book Uptown. He has also illustrated Martinís Big Words, which was also a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book; Rosa, which received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award; Dave the Potter, for which he won the Caldecott Honor; Your Moon, My Moon; and the #1 New York Times bestselling Barack Obama.†Mr. Collier lives in New York.

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